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Bad Blunders
Compiled by nikolaas

This collection is for all the patzers here. It is always good to realize that strong players can also fail. That they can is sure; just have a look at this games here, where the strongest players (GMs and so)lose by terrible blunders.

121.Re6?? Rook gone, game gone.
Short vs Krasenkow, 2004 
(B33) Sicilian, 122 moves, 0-1

Eccentric Alapin too eccentric.
Tarrasch vs Alapin, 1889 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

White announced mate and lost his queen.
Reshevsky vs Savon, 1973 
(A77) Benoni, Classical, 9...Re8, 10.Nd2, 40 moves, 0-1

Bad combination.
Lasker vs Euwe, 1936  
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 33 moves, 1-0

"I'm the worst!" "No, I am!"
Szabo vs Reshevsky, 1953 
(D42) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 7.Bd3, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tartakower tought Reti blundered a piece!
Reti vs Tartakower, 1910 
(B15) Caro-Kann, 11 moves, 1-0

Worldchampions are humen to!
Petrosian vs Bronstein, 1956 
(E66) King's Indian, Fianchetto, Yugoslav Panno, 36 moves, 0-1

Bareev found him! The worst move on the board!
Karpov vs Bareev, 1994 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 36 moves, 1-0

Fischer at his worst.
Fischer vs Letelier, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 61 moves, 0-1

He moves a pawn, he loses a rook.
Gunsberg vs Marshall, 1903 
(C33) King's Gambit Accepted, 36 moves, 0-1

Good old stupid blunder.
E Fernandez Romero vs J Garrido, 2002 
(B32) Sicilian, 12 moves, 1-0

Misha don't want to mate!
Z Gofshtein vs M Gurevich, 2001 
(C11) French, 39 moves, 1-0

That bishop defends a knight. So what!?
T Kosintseva vs E Repkova, 2004 
(B01) Scandinavian, 38 moves, 1-0

I don't need this Queen!
J Radovanovic vs M Quinn, 2004 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Panno's painful blunder.
Panno vs Keres, 1957 
(A23) English, Bremen System, Keres Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

You can't capture my queen? Now you can.
Bacrot vs M Vukic, 2004 
(A46) Queen's Pawn Game, 29 moves, 1-0

23.Bd6? A high level blunder.
Alekhine vs J A Solares, 1932 
(B13) Caro-Kann, Exchange, 34 moves, 0-1

Well-known opening crap.
Mayet vs Harrwitz, 1848 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 8 moves, 0-1

A pawn costs a knight.
Kosteniuk vs Lagno, 2004 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 0-1

Be4??? Say that again, please?
B Finegold vs Kaidanov, 2003 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 54 moves, 0-1

Nice queen trap
Walker vs Almeida, 1965 
(C19) French, Winawer, Advance, 11 moves, 1-0

A player gets old when his sacs get wrong.
S Giardelli vs Larsen, 2004 
(A47) Queen's Indian, 21 moves, 1-0

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